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Helen May

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Eversheds Sutherland

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Helen is a principal associate in our human resources practice group and specialises in pensions.

She advises trustees and employers in relation to the legal and regulatory framework which applies to occupational pension schemes.

Her recent experience includes: advising a trustee board in relation to a pension scheme merger; drafting an updated definitive trust deed and rules; and advising a company in respect of the closure of a final salary pension scheme.

Helen is a member of the Association of Pensions Lawyers, is a committee member of the Pensions Management Institute North West Group and has been awarded the Trustee Certificate of Essential Pensions Knowledge by the Pensions Management Institute.



Principal Associate

North West: Human resources


Within: Pensions

The ‘very efficient’ Ele Lovering  leads the team at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP , which has ‘real strength in depth both nationally and internationally’. Simon Daniel  ‘combines excellent technical knowledge with a strong commercial awareness’.  Charmian Johnson  has extensive experience of advising trustees and companies on a diverse range of pension issues.  Helen May  is a ‘very able and technical lawyer with strong presentation skills; she is very thorough and does not easily get fazed by technical questions even where there is not an easy answer’. Both are principal associates. Legal director Sarah Lown  is ‘practical and knowledgeable’ and associate Scott Rorke is praised for his ‘excellent organisational skills’. The practice is advising the Trustees of two of INEOS’s largest pension arrangements on a proposal from INEOS to close the schemes to future accrual. Once closed to future accrual significantly all active members of the Scheme on the closure date will become ‘special deferred members’ in the scheme and will receive enhanced levels of spouse, incapacity and death benefits. Manchester Airport Group Pension Schemes is another key client.

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